Lalitpur Metropolitan Center has established Metropolitan Emergency Operation Center. The emergency center was inaugurated amidst a function on 17 Jan 2019.
Mayor of the Metropolitan city Chiri Babu Maharjan inaugurated the emergency operation center. The emergency operation center was established through the support by ADRA Nepal and its consortium partners DCA, Lutheran World Relief and World Vision through implementing partner I-SET Nepal under the SAFER CITY (PRIME) Project.
On the occasion, I-SET Executive Director Ajaya Mani Dixit and Mayor Maharjan signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The Metropolitan City has been supported with Disaster Risk Management Information System, Search and Rescue tools, computers and furniture for the operation of the center.
On the occasion, Mayor Maharjan informed that the metropolitan office has established emergency management fund worth Rs 5 million rupees.
Expressing thanks for the support, he further shared that integrated disaster management center would be established in future by expanding the newly established Metropolitan Emergency Operation Center..